Employability resources

28-06-2020

Uncategorised

Employability resources Information for employees Click for BSL Video Are you deaf or hard of hearing and are looking for employment? Or perhaps you are already employed and are seeking support to make working with deafness or hearing loss easier? We know how stressful it can be looking supportive workplaces and fulfilling jobs for deaf people and the hard of ...

SQA Level 3 BSL (SCQF 6)

26-06-2020

BSL Courses

SQA Level 3 BSL (SCQF 6) Click for BSL Video Wanting to advance your career? Or perhaps you have a deaf family member or friend and you would like to have meaningful conversations in BSL? Our BSL Level 3 course is ideal for those progressing on from Level 2. The course focus is on developing advanced vocabulary and context and ...

SQA Level 2 BSL (SCQF 5)

BSL Courses

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SQA Level 2 BSL (SCQF 5) Click for BSL Video Our BSL Level 2 course is ideal if you have already completed BSL Level 1, have a good knowledge of BSL and want to progress to more advanced signing. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to communicate with deaf people and feel confident in a work or ...

SQA Level 1 BSL (SCQF 4)

BSL Courses

SQA Level 1 BSL (SCQF 4) Click for BSL Video Already completed an Introduction to BSL and ready to take the next step? Our SQA Level 1 BSL course will help develop your confidence in communicating in BSL as well as learning further about deaf culture. Course objectives Communicate simple information in BSL Understand presentations in BSL Course content Build ...

SQA Introduction to BSL (SCQF level 3)

BSL Courses

SQA Introduction to BSL (SCQF level 3) Click for BSL Video Time to experience something new? The SQA Introduction to British Sign Language is the perfect place to start. As well as developing a solid foundation of sign language, you will also learn about deaf culture and community. Course objectives Produce personal information for users of British Sign Language Respond ...

BSL taster course online

BSL Courses

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BSL taster course online Click for BSL Video Want to have fun and trying try something new? Our Taster Course is the perfect start to British Sign Language (BSL) for those who are not ready to commit to a full SQA course or just want to learn some basics for fun! Our courses are all taught by qualified deaf tutors, ...

Health & wellbeing support

BSL Health & Wellbeing Support

Health and wellbeing support BSL Video Here for you We offer health and wellbeing support, including hard of hearing and deaf counselling services, because we know how difficult it can be to look after your mind and body. You might be feeling lonely, anxious, frustrated, or maybe you are feeling worried about your finances or work. Remember it is ok to ...

Lipspeakers

25-06-2020

Communication & Interpretation Agency

Lipspeakers Lipspeakers work with deafened and hard of hearing people - most commonly those who have become hard of hearing or deafened after acquiring spoken language and have a good level of English. What is lipreading? Lipreading is a learned skill and as such will not be suitable for all deafened or hard of hearing people. Most people that lipread will ...

Electronic notetakers

Communication & Interpretation Agency

Electronic Notetakers Click for BSL Video We understand how challenging it can be for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people to take notes themselves when trying to focus on what is being said. Deaf Action Electronic Notetakers (ENT) are communication professionals and can summarise spoken English into accurate electronic notes. Who can use an Electronic Notetaker? Electronic Notetakers offer communication support ...

Communication support workers

Communication & Interpretation Agency

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Communication Support Workers Click for BSL Video Our Communication Support Workers (CSWs) are used to facilitate communication in lectures, workshops, and seminars so that Deaf and Hard of Hearing students have the same access to further education as their hearing peers. You may choose to use them for notetaking or translating information. All CSWs registered with us have been interviewed ...